Parrish High School

35 Tornado Alley,

Parrish, AL, 35580-5001

Tel: (205)686-7701
Grades: 7-12

243 students

Parrish High School serves 243 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Parrish High School operates within the Walker County School District.
The school district's 51% graduation rate is lower than the AL state average of 72%.

Overview

The student population of 243 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 243 students
Parrish High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Parrish High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 is less than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Parrish High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
5%
Parrish High School Hispanic (1994-2011)
Black
15%
35%
Parrish High School Black (1989-2012)
White
81%
58%
Parrish High School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Parrish High School Sch Ethnicity Parrish High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.32 0.55
Parrish High School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
55%
51%
Parrish High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
11%
7%
Parrish High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,307 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 51% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Walker County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
23
7
Number of Students Managed 8,307 2,928
Walker County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 51% 72%
Walker County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $93 MM $29 MM
District Spending $87 MM $31 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,129 $9,620
Walker County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,413 $10,180
Walker County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Cordova High School (5.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Bankhead Middle School (5.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Parrish Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Parrish Parrish Elementary School
    95 Engel St
    Parrish , AL , 35580
    (205)686-5061
    0.9  mi  |  268  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Cordova Bankhead Middle School
    110 School Rd
    Cordova , AL , 35550
    (205)483-7245
    5.4  mi  |  304  students  |  Gr.  5-9
  • Cordova Cordova High School
    1 Blue Devil Way
    Cordova , AL , 35550
    (205)483-7404
    5.4  mi  |  429  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Cordova Cordova Elementary School
    35 North St
    Cordova , AL , 35550
    (205)483-7666
    5.7  mi  |  380  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Oakman Oakman Elementary School
    142 School St
    Oakman , AL , 35579
    (205)622-3611
    7  mi  |  631  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

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